Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 65 149
Rank change year-on-year +17 +84 +11
Permanent jobs citing BDD 125 146 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.23% 4.19% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.16% 4.78% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 109 123 48
Reading median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +2.70% -22.92%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,150 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £61,250
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% -

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2029 3057 4005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 84.97% 87.72% 86.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 2234 3124
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.71% -3.54%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Reading

BDD
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Reading.

Salary trend for BDD in Reading

BDD
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Reading over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for BDD.

1 109 (87.20%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (81.60%) TDD
3 59 (47.20%) Scrum
4 57 (45.60%) Test Automation
5 50 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 49 (39.20%) C#
7 48 (38.40%) Java
8 43 (34.40%) Open Source
9 41 (32.80%) Node.js
10 38 (30.40%) SQL Server
11 37 (29.60%) Degree
12 36 (28.80%) Selenium
12 36 (28.80%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (28.00%) JavaScript
14 33 (26.40%) SQL
15 32 (25.60%) HTML
15 32 (25.60%) .NET
15 32 (25.60%) Computer Science
15 32 (25.60%) Computer Science Degree
16 31 (24.80%) Web Services
17 30 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
17 30 (24.00%) Web Application Development
18 28 (22.40%) MVC
18 28 (22.40%) Ruby
19 27 (21.60%) CSS
19 27 (21.60%) NoSQL
19 27 (21.60%) AngularJS
19 27 (21.60%) WCF
19 27 (21.60%) WebDriver
20 25 (20.00%) RESTful

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.40%) JBoss
2 5 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.20%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 9 (7.20%) SAP ERP
1 9 (7.20%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.60%) npm
2 10 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.20%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (3.20%) GitHub
3 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.40%) Tricentis Tosca
5 2 (1.60%) SaaS
5 2 (1.60%) Serverless
6 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.20%) BGP
1 4 (3.20%) EIGRP
1 4 (3.20%) Firewall
1 4 (3.20%) Internet
1 4 (3.20%) MPLS
1 4 (3.20%) OSPF
1 4 (3.20%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (30.40%) SQL Server
2 27 (21.60%) NoSQL
3 23 (18.40%) SQL Server 2016
4 13 (10.40%) MongoDB
5 10 (8.00%) Big Data
5 10 (8.00%) Cognos Impromptu
6 9 (7.20%) DB2
6 9 (7.20%) Hadoop
6 9 (7.20%) Neo4j
6 9 (7.20%) Pentaho
6 9 (7.20%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (7.20%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 50 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 36 (28.80%) Selenium
3 27 (21.60%) WebDriver
4 23 (18.40%) Cucumber
5 19 (15.20%) Jenkins
6 18 (14.40%) Protractor
7 17 (13.60%) LoadRunner
8 16 (12.80%) Maven
9 15 (12.00%) HP UFT
9 15 (12.00%) Jasmine
9 15 (12.00%) Karma Test Runner
10 14 (11.20%) JUnit
11 13 (10.40%) Subversion
12 12 (9.60%) gulp
12 12 (9.60%) webpack
13 11 (8.80%) JMeter
14 10 (8.00%) SoapUI
14 10 (8.00%) TestNG
15 9 (7.20%) JIRA
15 9 (7.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (9.60%) Publishing
2 9 (7.20%) Retail
3 7 (5.60%) Finance
4 4 (3.20%) Games
5 3 (2.40%) Banking
5 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.80%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (52.80%) Developer
2 28 (22.40%) .NET Developer
3 15 (12.00%) Analyst
4 12 (9.60%) Test Leader
5 11 (8.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 11 (8.80%) Test Analyst
6 10 (8.00%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.20%) SAP Analyst
7 9 (7.20%) SAP Test Analyst
7 9 (7.20%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) Test Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) Java Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) Open Source Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Big Data Developer
9 5 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Test Automation Specialist
9 5 (4.00%) Test Specialist
10 4 (3.20%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.40%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (32.80%) Node.js
2 32 (25.60%) .NET
2 32 (25.60%) HTML
3 31 (24.80%) Web Services
4 27 (21.60%) AngularJS
4 27 (21.60%) CSS
4 27 (21.60%) WCF
5 25 (20.00%) RESTful
6 24 (19.20%) ASP.NET
6 24 (19.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (18.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 23 (18.40%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (13.60%) HTML5
9 16 (12.80%) SOAP
9 16 (12.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (12.00%) Sass
11 9 (7.20%) Apache Camel
11 9 (7.20%) Apache CXF
11 9 (7.20%) D3.js
11 9 (7.20%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.60%) Computer Science
2 14 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.20%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (7.20%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.80%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.20%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.20%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.20%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.00%) Windows
2 14 (11.20%) Linux
3 13 (10.40%) CentOS
3 13 (10.40%) Ubuntu
4 6 (4.80%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (87.20%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (81.60%) TDD
3 59 (47.20%) Scrum
4 57 (45.60%) Test Automation
5 43 (34.40%) Open Source
6 36 (28.80%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (24.00%) Web Application Development
8 28 (22.40%) MVC
9 25 (20.00%) CRM
10 21 (16.80%) SDLC
11 18 (14.40%) Mentoring
12 17 (13.60%) Test Strategy
13 15 (12.00%) Performance Testing
13 15 (12.00%) Test Management
13 15 (12.00%) Test Scripting
13 15 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (11.20%) Continuous Delivery
14 14 (11.20%) Functional Testing
14 14 (11.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (39.20%) C#
2 48 (38.40%) Java
3 35 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 33 (26.40%) SQL
5 28 (22.40%) Ruby
6 14 (11.20%) Python
7 13 (10.40%) ES6
8 12 (9.60%) ECMAScript
9 9 (7.20%) Jython
10 4 (3.20%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.20%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.20%) Scala
11 2 (1.60%) Groovy
11 2 (1.60%) PHP
12 1 (0.80%) C
12 1 (0.80%) C++
12 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (29.60%) Degree
2 32 (25.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (12.80%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.20%) ISEB
4 4 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.20%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.00%) Docker
2 4 (3.20%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.20%) Ansible
3 4 (3.20%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.20%) Nagios
3 4 (3.20%) Puppet
3 4 (3.20%) Salt
3 4 (3.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (9.60%) HP
1 12 (9.60%) Twitter
2 9 (7.20%) SAP
2 9 (7.20%) Talend
3 7 (5.60%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.20%) AppDynamics
4 4 (3.20%) Citrix
4 4 (3.20%) New Relic
4 4 (3.20%) Rackspace
5 3 (2.40%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.80%) Google
6 1 (0.80%) Red Hat